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Youth Day:

In celebration of Youth Day, let us care for our youth as they will care for us when they lead us into the future.


Click here to find the abbreviated advertisement for the position of CEO of the Chieta.

The detailed advertisement/job specification can be found on the Chieta website if you know of someone that might be interested.

FEDUSA Stands by Striking SASSA Workers

The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) fully supports the right of SASSA (South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) workers within the Public Servants Association (PSA)

Thousands of Security Officers Will March against Cash-in-Transit Heists on Tuesday

Thousands of Security Officers in Motor Transport Workers Union (MTWU) – an affiliate of the Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) in cash-in-transit industry

Will you still have a voice after death?

If you do not have a will in place, the answer to this question might well be, “no”. This means that you may have a problem.

Personal Care Chronicle: June 2018

Please read extracts from the June 2018 Bargaining Council Chronicle

Paper & Pulp wage negotiations

Avril Kotze from our Durban office reports that CEPPAWU is sticking to its demand for a 12.27% wage increase, 

Hefty fuel price increase will put the poor under even more pressure

The hefty increase in the price of petrol, diesel and paraffin is cause for concern.

Sugar Bargaining Council: Wage negotiations

The dispute process in the council hit a snag when AMCU indicate that they want to be part of the wage dispute. We all know that they initially demanded separate negotiations with the employers but that their attempt failed.

Amanzi Bargaining Council: Wage negotiations

Wage negotiations in the Amanzi bargaining Council is progressing well and the next meeting will take place on 14 June 2018. 

Mining fatalities a huge concern

Mining fatalities spiked by a whopping 125% in May 2018, when 9 employees died underground compared to 4 in the same month last year.

Head Office telephones not working

We are experiencing problems with the UASA Head Office telephone system. We are attending to it and hope to have it restored as soon as possible.

Wage agreement signed with Western Suburbs Bowling club Port Elizabeth

Louis Buys from our PE office reports that they successfully completed the following wage negotiations with Western Suburbs Bowling club:

UASA members unfairly bearing the brunt of mismanagement at SA Express:

Statement by Andre Venter, spokesperson of the trade union UASA: